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Volunteers Turn Boy's Bedroom Into a Jurassic Jungle

It's a twist on "wish" granting: kids battling cancer get special bedroom makeovers!


A boy battling a rare form of brain cancer now has the room of his dreams, thanks to a group of volunteers from Special Spaces Cleveland, and actual members of the Jurassic World Live Tour, which is in Cleveland this week.

When 6-year old Ezra Boggs left for school Wednesday his bedroom looked like a typical boy's room..When he returned that afternoon, the team had transformed it into a world where Brachiosaurus and Stegosauraus peer out from the custom-painted walls, and the bed looks like a time machine portal that could beem him back their world.

Ezra is being treated for an optic glioma brain tumor , but his mom Sarra told WKYC-TV, you'd never know it . "He is so, just vivacious and resilient. You won't really catch him feeling sorry for himself or complaining much."

"It's so awesome that all of these people came out. It's so overwhelming."

The Special Spaces organization has chapters all over the country, which decorate bedrooms for children who have cancer.The Cleveland chapter did Ezra's bedroom. "It's a place where they feel safe, they can recover and it's just their own space however they want it to be," director Shari Caruso told WKYC.

For Ezra, the fun isn't over.He and his family are also going to see Jurassic World Live at Cleveland's Rocket Mortgage Field House.

If you like the idea of helping to redecorate a bedroom for a child with cancer, click here to see if there's a chapter of Special Spaces near you , then click here to get involved !�You can definitely #StartSomethingGood where you are!

(Images: Special Spaces Cleveland Facebook page )

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